Archive for January, 2002

Rationalizing Racism: Panic and Profiling After 9/11

Published as a ZNet Commentary, January 16, 2002 Random security checks. That’s what they’re called anyway: those extra bag searches and body scans being done at airports across the U.S., presumably to deter a new round of terrorist attacks. On each flight, a handful of passengers are pulled aside and given additional scrutiny, despite having [...]